Sunday, April 03, 2005

Home at 3:37AM

At 3:37AM today, Karol Wotyla went home to the Heavenly Father.

No words can express my grief. This is a man who cut a swath through history and changed its course as no other man has in the the last fifty years. His unswerving moral stance, coupled with gentle kindness, has been a guiding light. A man among men.

Goodbye, Holy Father. You will be sorely missed.

3 comments:

  1. I do not cry for his passing, but stand instead awed by a life that is great by any standard or measure of man. I do not feel grief for his passing, but joy that such a man had lived and through him such great works had been done. I hope that his successor will be such a mix of kindness and steel as he was.

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  2. He was a good man.

    You don't get many of those nowadays.

    Requesciat in Pace, Mi Papa.

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  3. The world is filled with people.
    They come and they go.
    Some leave and never cause so much as a stir.
    Others leave something behind -
    Laughter. Joy. Tears. Sorrow.
    But there's nothing greater than
    Strength, courage...conviction.
    These are the things that stay.

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